HMCE regulations requires certain legal requirements to be adhered to by customs agents and brokers. As a result while we at B.M.W Shipping are able to custom clear your goods on your behalf, it is the requirement of HM Customs, that any agent clearing your cargo must be duly authorised to do so by your company or the importer, please contact us to get the authorisation arranged.
STANDING AUTHORITY FOR AGENT/FREIGHT FORWARDERS(S) TO REQUEST DEFERMENT OF DUTY PAYMENT AGAINST IMPORTERS DEFERMENT APPROVAL NUMBER (FORM C1207N).
If the customer is a regular importer and has a deferment account with HMCE and would like B.M.W Shipping to clear their cargo, please complete the details on the attached form with your deferment and VAT numbers in the boxes specified.
The form requires the importers Name, Address, VAT and Deferment numbers at the top of the page, followed by the authorised signatory, date, and status. If you are only authorising one agent to use your deferment number just insert "01" next to the cross sign, and complete the agents detail in box 1 at the bottom of the form.